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Posted: May 26, 2021

MBMA Announces 2020 Safety Award Winners

Cleveland, OH - Each year the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) honors member companies that demonstrate exceptional performance in maintaining workplace safety. Safety awards for the 2020 year were presented during the 2021 MBMA Spring Meeting, held virtually April 28-30.

Posted: May 25, 2021

Bradbury Group Celebrates Leadership Program Graduates

Moundridge, KS - In 2020, The Bradbury Group celebrated the inaugural graduates of its new Leadership Development Program. In March and April of 2021, two more classes celebrated their completion of the rigorous program.

Posted: May 24, 2021

American Buildings Honors Builders For Excellence In Design

Charlotte, NC - American Buildings has announced the winners of its 2021 Excellence in Design Awards, honoring projects in 12 categories. The Junior Achievement Of Northern Indiana facility in Fort Wayne was selected as the 2021 Building Of The Year; the Authorized American Buildings Builder was The Hagerman Group.

Posted: May 20, 2021

Lorin Industries Updates Website For Anodized Aluminum

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries, a leading supplier of anodized aluminum for construction and other applications, recently updated its website to streamline how to search for information about product finishes and services for customers.

Posted: May 19, 2021

MRA Says Seven Signs Indicate Roof Replacement Is Needed

Portland, OR — Replacing a worn-out, damaged or failed roof is no fun. That’s why homeowners put it off for far too long. But as the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) points out, prolonging the inevitable can lead to trouble, especially when severe weather hits. A compromised roof can result in thousands of dollars in additional costs due to inefficiency, leaks, failure or even worse, diminished protection for your home and family.

Posted: May 18, 2021

MBCEA Announces 2021 Building Of The Year Winners

Bethlehem, PA - The Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association (MBCEA) announced its 2021 Building of the Year winners at its Virtual Annual Conference, held April 28 – 30. The top award this year goes to the new Firehouse Ministries Shelter in Birmingham, Alabama, erected by Dunn Building Company and manufactured by Varco Pruden Buildings.

Posted: May 18, 2021

AGC Analysis Finds External Factors Hampering Construction Industry's Recovery

Alexandria, VA - Construction employment was unchanged from March to April as nonresidential contractors and homebuilders alike struggled to obtain materials and find enough workers, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of recently released government data. Association officials said the industry’s recovery was being hampered by problems getting stable prices and reliable deliveries of key materials, while the pandemic and federal policies were making it harder for firms to find workers to hire.

Posted: May 14, 2021

MBMA Introduces 2021 Student Design Competition With $15,000 In Prizes

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) announces its inaugural collegiate Student Design Competition. The contest is intended to challenge undergraduate and graduate architecture students to create an innovative metal building design for a one- or two-story elementary school. A total of $15,000 in awards will be made to students and faculty sponsors.

Posted: May 13, 2021

Kingspan Insulated Panels North America Incorporates New Sustainability Initiatives At California Plant

Deland, FL – Kingspan Insulated Panels North America announces new sustainability initiatives as part of the company’s global Planet Passionate program, an ambitious, decade-long commitment to cutting carbon emissions between 2020 and 2030. Through upcycling, renewable energy and a PV solar roof, a large investment in Kingspan’s plant in Modesto, California, puts Kingspan a step closer to meeting its global target.

Posted: May 12, 2021

ATAS International Honors 2020 Sales Team Of The Year

Allentown, PA - At the recent ATAS International employee appreciation and awards dinner, David Willard, CSI, CDT®, and John Fenstermacher, CDT®, were announced as the recipients of the annual Malan S. Parker Award, which recognizes the top sales team each year.

Posted: May 10, 2021

Bradbury Group's David Cox Named To NAM Board Of Directors

Washington, DC – The National Association of Manufacturers announced that David Cox, Chief Executive Officer, The Bradbury Group, has been named to the NAM Board of Directors. Cox will join the NAM Board to bolster the association’s leadership in policy advocacy, workforce solutions, legal action, operational excellence, news, and insights. He will help the industry advance an agenda that promotes growth and prosperity for all Americans.

Posted: May 07, 2021

Nonresidential Construction Spending Down In March: ABC

Washington, DC - National nonresidential construction spending declined 1.1% in March, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, nonresidential spending totaled $778.5 billion for the month.

Posted: May 06, 2021

AIA's ABI Suggests Rapidly Growing Demand For Design Services

Washington, DC Strengthening to a score not seen since pre-Great Recession, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) logged its second positive mark since the beginning of the pandemic, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Posted: May 06, 2021

International Roofing Expo Opens Call For Presentations For 2022 Expo

Irving, TX – The International Roofing Expo (IRE), the premier conference and trade show for the roofing and exterior construction industries, has announced that its call for presentations for the 2022 event is now open. IRE 2022 will take place February 1-3, 2022, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.

Posted: May 05, 2021

SAF Announces Greater Capabilities For Custom Column Covers

Atlanta, GA – SAF, a global metals distributor, fabricator, and finisher, is enhancing its column cover fabrication capabilities to produce longer, taller covers, giving customers additional design options when selecting covers manufactured by SAF.

Posted: May 04, 2021

MBMA Announces 2021 College/University Architecture Faculty Workshop

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) will once again be hosting their annual Architecture Faculty Workshop for college and university professors nationwide. The half-day, virtual event takes place August 4, 2021, 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. ET.

Posted: May 03, 2021

Sheet Metal Supply Introduces New Radius System For Curved Perimeter Roof Edges

Grayslake, IL — Sheet Metal Supply Ltd., a leading fabricator/supplier of custom perimeter edge systems, has introduced the MegaLock 2 Radius System for curved perimeter edges. MegaLock 2, the company’s most popular ES-1 rated perimeter edge system because of its ease of installation, is now available custom fabricated and curved to almost any radius, concave or convex.

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